Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Marc Taft of the Chicken and the Egg in Marietta will participate in the second annual Golden Onion competition featuring Georgia’s state vegetable, the Vidalia onion.
Twelve Georgia chefs, including Marietta's Marc Taft, will soon reveal layers of their own talent as well as the versatility of the famous Vidalia onion. The 2nd Annual Golden Onion will be held on Sunday, April 14, in Vidalia, GA, as the official kick-off to the 36th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival. This professional cooking competition showcases the Vidalia onion, Georgia’s official state vegetable, and also serves as a platform for chefs across Georgia to display their skills and creativity. Chef Marc Taft, chef and owner of Chicken & The Egg and executive chef and general manager of The Mill Kitchen & Bar in Roswell, earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama and then began working for the restaurant companies Carlson …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Executive Chef Marc Taft of Marietta’s Chicken and the Egg is working with brothers Scott and Randy McCray to open The Mill Kitchen and Bar in Roswell.
Tuesday, February 12
As chef and owner of Chicken and the Egg, Marc Taft has provided Marietta residents with his brand of sophisticated farmstead fare for over a year. Taft, the former general manager of Pacci Ristorante in Atlanta, is now teaming up with brothers Scott and Randy McCray to offer the Roswell community modernized, Southern comfort food at The Mill Kitchen and Bar starting Tuesday, Feb. 12. A veteran entrepreneur, Scott is the owner of two neighborhood bars, McCray’s Tavern in Smyrna and Lawrenceville and the iconic bar CosmoLava, nestled in the Midtown skyline. After years of working in a corporate setting, Randy discovered a passion for the restaurant industry with the successful opening of Carolyn’s Gourmet Café in Midtown. Located at 590 …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Patch talked with Marc Taft, the owner of Chicken and the Egg, to learn more about the Cobb County restaurant’s Southern cuisine, signature dishes, chefs and business.
Patch talked with Marc Taft, the owner of Chicken and the Egg, to learn more about the restaurant’s Southern cuisine, signature dishes, chefs and business. Chicken and the Egg opened over a year ago on Whitlock Avenue in Marietta. Patch: How would you describe your business? What is the atmosphere/style like? Marc Taft: Farm to Table Restaurant serving Modern Farmstead Fare – The atmosphere/style is considered Modern Farmhouse or Farmhouse Chic. Patch: What does "Southern Cooking" mean to you and, of course, how does Chicken and the Egg bring Southern cuisine to its visitors? Taft: Southern cooking means simplicity and fresh. It means preparing a dish so that the ingredients speak for themselves – Chicken and the Egg takes a modern …